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We know that in these unprecedented times many people will find financial concerns particularly worrying. We’re working closely with our valued partners so that together we can ensure helpful and reliable information and support is available around money worries, access to benefits, and employment issues.
In this section:
Coventry Law Centre is providing extra advice on benefits issues due to the extraordinary circumstances people are facing due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Their website provides benefits advice and financial support information.
Advice relating to employment can also be found on their website.
Coventry Law Centre’s temporary working arrangements are outlined on the Law Centre website and will be updated as and when necessary.
Telephone advice is available by calling 024 7622 3053.
Monday to Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 4.30pm
(closed for lunch between 1pm - 2pm each day)
Offering free, impartial, confidential advice for residents of Coventry, they can be contacted in the following ways:
If you need help with benefits or debt problems, you can:
Provides free benefits advice to people living in Coventry (aged 50 and above)
The Information and Advice service is available Monday – Friday 10am – 3pm
Tel 024 7623 1999 Email [email protected] See up-to-date information about services.
Anyone who is finding it difficult to pay their Council Tax should contact the Council Tax Team to discuss alternative payment arrangements.
If you have been affected by coronavirus and you are concerned about making your Council Tax payments, visit our COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Council Tax page, call 024 7683 1111, or email [email protected], putting ‘COVID-19’ in the subject box so we can give your email priority.
Please get in touch as soon as possible if you’re struggling because of the current situation.
Contact our Benefits team for advice and support if your income has been affected by coronavirus at [email protected], by calling 024 7683 1800, or visiting our Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support page.
Coventry City Council Job Shop and Adult Education Service are here to support you through these challenging times.
We recognise that a lot of people are worried about how COVID-19 is affecting their lives now and what the longer term impact will be for them and their families. Maintaining our health and well-being is more important than ever and our friendly and experienced team are here to support you.
The Job Shop can help if you are:
The Adult Education Service have courses to help you: